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(1823) How a new aristocracy's segregation puts stress on society - YouTube
see book Dream Hoarders
the bottom 90% lost money. the 9% kept pace, the 1% escaped
inequality feeds on itself. the larger it gets the more hardened it gets.
also - like marries like! concentrates wealth further
gated communities - Dream Hoarders
america got a postcode lottery as well
Individual actions add up
natural progression from gated to gated and armed communities.
&! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DXJCcYZFA3c - Where you grow up matters in an unequal economy. Here’s how.
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9 weeks ago by asterisk2a
The Responsive Enterprise: Embracing the Hacker Way - ACM Queue
The "Seven Aspects of our Culture," as described in a Netflix slide presentation (Values are what we Value; High Performance; Freedom and Responsibility; Context, not Control; Highly Aligned, Loosely Coupled; Pay Top of Market; and Promotions and Development) provides a crisp formulation of people-management values for a software-centric enterprise.4 Here is our take on four of Netflix's seven core values: [...] No company embodies the hacker culture better than Facebook, and CEO and founder Mark Zuckerberg explained the idea eloquently in his letter to investors when Facebook filed for its IPO: "Hacker culture is also extremely open and meritocratic. Hackers believe that the best idea and implementation should always win—not the person who is best at lobbying for an idea or the person who manages the most people."10
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december 2014 by asterisk2a
BBC Two - Posh People: Inside Tatler
http://www.royal.gov.uk/ &! at end of E1 ( http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b04q0wwg/posh-people-inside-tatler-episode-1 ) RE: celebrity culture, gossip culture, tabloids and thus Tatler Magazine. Q: Why is it relevant in this day and age? A: Well, what is the point of relevance really? I mean, does anything has to be relevant? [...] Irrelevant things are what makes life fun. It would be ghastly if everything in life would be relevant. I mean that would be awful, wouldn't it? &! http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b04n64wm/episodes/guide
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november 2014 by asterisk2a
Rich Kid, Poor Kid: For 30 Years, Baltimore Study Tracked Who Gets Ahead : NPR Ed : NPR
But a study published in June suggests that the things that really make the difference — between prison and college, success and failure, sometimes even life and death — are money and family. // +++ see Alain De Botton - Status Anxiety.
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august 2014 by asterisk2a
Heirs of Mao’s Comrades Rise as New Capitalist Nobility
In three decades, the 'Eight Immortals' of China's Communist Party and their successors helped China rise to become the world’s second-biggest economy. Their descendants wield significant wealth and influence though nepotism and cronyism. This is fueling public anger over unequal accumulation of wealth, unfair access to opportunity and exploitation of privilege -- all at odds with the original aims of the communist revolution. | http://bloom.bg/UtY01v

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-12-26/immortals-beget-china-capitalism-from-citic-to-godfather-of-golf.html
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december 2012 by asterisk2a

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